This, my friends, used to be something that scared me to death. Stepping out of my comfort zone was not something I wanted to do. Actually I told God I was pretty content with where I was. For years, because of my fear of man, I had disobeyed God in so many areas because I… Continue reading Stepping Out of our Comfort Zones
Growing Stronger During Trials
Understanding what Trials are For Today, I will be sharing a topic that God has been working on in my own life stronger than ever and it has been a blast! I won’t lie though, it has been scary and it has hurt a lot. But as I go through God’s training plan with a… Continue reading Growing Stronger During Trials
3 Ways You Can Avoid Having Your Spiritual Muscles Torn
Part Four of the "Your Key to Success; Nailing Down the Basics" Series This month we will be talking about stretching. This a foundational to every runners success. For a Christian, the closer we want to be to Christ the more we need to let Him stretch our spiritual muscles. Ever heard of Spiritual Muscles? … Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Avoid Having Your Spiritual Muscles Torn
Stop Getting Injured! Incorporate these 3 things into your life to minimize the injuries so you can continue doing what you love.
Tip #1: Why are you getting injured? Figure out the root issue There are multiple reasons you can get injured and it is entirely up to you to experiment to see what the problem is. Tip #2 is going to be your biggest bet of what the root issue is but there are other things… Continue reading Stop Getting Injured! Incorporate these 3 things into your life to minimize the injuries so you can continue doing what you love.
Using Injuries to Your Advantage
I used to stress out about having the onset of an injury because that meant less training and it threatened to pause my running. But, I also used to stress out about not having the onset of an injury, because I was wondering if I wasn’t pushing hard enough. I was so totally confused. Yet… Continue reading Using Injuries to Your Advantage
3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation
Motivation, as I’ve said before, is fleeting, just like our feelings. It comes and goes in the moment. Motivation could actually be easily classified as a feeling. It’s a good feeling that makes us want to get something done. Though there are many reasons why you may be lacking motivation, here are the top three… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation
Mo Half Marathon Recap
I can’t begin to explain the peace that I had going into this race as well as actually running it. For about two weeks prior God had been laying on my heart Isaiah 26:3, “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” Even with a… Continue reading Mo Half Marathon Recap
The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them
I took a survey a few months ago to see what some of the most common frustrations of a runner are and it was surprising that these three where literally all there was besides a few personal, more specific issues. Lack of Motivation Lack of Time Reoccurring or Constantly Fighting Injuries Do you have any… Continue reading The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them
How to Climb that Mountain
4 Tips to Effectively Climb the Mountain God has Called you to Climb “Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the Lord do that which is good in His sight.” -1 Chronicles 19:13 One beautifully humid morning as I headed… Continue reading How to Climb that Mountain
What is God’s Purpose in Pain?
Many of us hate pain. Actually, I’ve yet to meet someone who loves pain. Even as a runner, I guarantee most do not like the painful part of working out. There have been a couple times I have almost passed out because of too much pain. Some throw-up, some have anxiety attacks; the reactions vary… Continue reading What is God’s Purpose in Pain?